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Ghana’s future is anchored in ICT – Veep

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said for Ghana to achieve economic transformation, it hinged on the utilisation of the information and communication technology (ICT) in delivering services to the citizenry. He said a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the ICT sector in the ever-evolving world would …

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NITA gets new Director-General

Mr David K. Gyewu has been appointed Acting Director-General of the National Information Technology Agency (NITA) with immediate effect.  A statement issued by the Ministry of Communications and copied to the Ghana News Agency said Mr Gyewu is an experienced business operations strategist and technology specialist with experience at a …

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IFA Global Press Conference returns to Italy in 2018

The 2018 edition of the IFA Global Press Conference, the event that hosts the largest number of the world’s technology journalists and writers, some 360 from 50 countries will return to Italy. The last time the event took place in Italy, it was held in Sardinia in 2013. The press …

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Minister inaugurates Kotoka International Airport biometric e-Gates

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister of Communications, has inaugurated seven biometric e-Gates at the International Arrival Hall of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA). Two other e-Gates are being installed at the Departure Hall, while in the near future others would be installed at the new Terminal Three after Airport construction …

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Government to roll out financial interoperability system in May – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has announced that the Government would launch the financial interoperability payment system in May, this year, to bring everybody into the financial system to ensure financial inclusion. He said the system would ensure that, everybody could easily move money from his or her bank account …

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MTN says it will inject $144m into network infrastructure in 2018

Ghana’s leading telecommunication giant, MTN is set to inject over $144 million of capital expenditure towards expanding quality network services. MTN has a market share of about 17.8 million mobile subscribers therefore it was important that the company invested in its operations to meet the growing customer demands. Mrs Pala …

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Breakthrough ATM solution to help Ghanaian banks transform retail banking

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, has announced the launch of NCR SelfServ™ 80 Series, a new family of ATM solutions that will help financial institutions redefine the banking experience and change the way consumers interact with the ATM forever. A statement from the company made …

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Financial institutions to publish bank-specific cyber security policies – Bank of Ghana

The Bank of Ghana would soon require financial institutions to publish bank-specific cyber security policies in line with the provisions in the Payment Systems and Services Bill which is expected to be passed by Parliament soon. The Governor of the Bank of Ghana Dr Ernest Addison, who announced this on …

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Majority of fraud cases recorded in Ghana last year said to have insider involvement

Statistics has revealed that 69 per cent of fraud cases recorded in 2017 in Ghana, had insider involvement, Mr Alex Oppong, the Principal Consultant, e-Crime Bureau, has stated. He said 31 per cent of fraud cases within the 2017 period were conducted by external perpetrators which did not include any …

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Ghana lags in achieving universal, affordable Internet as $6m for the purpose sits idle – UN Report

Ghana is one of the 163 United Nations member states that agreed and signed up to work towards achieving universal, affordable Internet by 2020 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals, but funds raised for the purpose sit idle, a new UN report released today says. Ghana alone, the report …

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